Nancy Kay Branstetter, 81, of Deer Park, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 12, 2021, in Pasadena, Texas. She was Born September 22, 1939, in Borger, Texas, to Garland and Opal Rhodes.
Nancy is preceded in death by her beloved parents and sister in-law, Sarah Rhodes.
Surviving is her daughter Gina Branstetter of Deer Park; son Scott, and wife Reagan Branstetter of La Porte, Texas; granddaughter Taylor; and two brothers, J. L. and wife Norma Rhodes, and Richard Rhodes; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Nancy grew up in Allen, Oklahoma living not far from her grandparents and their local shoe shop; she was baptized at the Church of Christ in Allen. At fifteen her family moved to Barnsdall, Oklahoma where she graduated high school and attended business college not far away in Bartlesville. She was married in 1960 to James Branstetter in Barnsdall and primarily resided there until moving to Deer Park, Texas with her husband and children. Nancy remained a longterm resident of Deer Park.
She retired from The Pasadena Public Library in 2001, and focused her time on being a mother, grandmother, and friend. She spent much of her free time researching family genealogy over the years.
She was beloved by all and will be deeply missed. Her memory and those she shared will be forever cherished.
It was Nancy’s wish to return to Allen, Oklahoma and be laid to rest alongside her parents. Family and Friends are invited to her viewing prior to her departure for Oklahoma on Friday, September 24 th , 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the Deer Park Funeral Home, 336 E San Augustine Street, Deer Park, Texas, 77536.
Interment will be 3:00 PM Saturday, September 25 th , at the Allen Cemetery, Allen, Oklahoma.